UT Health San Antonio and Spurs take over elementary PE classes

May 20, 2024

  The clunk of basketballs hitting rims instead of the swooshing of nets mixed with squeals of laughter as the Spurs Coyote led a group of third graders through basketball drills. lt was part of an afternoon of fun and learning when the San Antonio Spurs Sports Academy with UT Health San Antonio took charge […]




Hundreds of students celebrated for their achievements

May 20, 2024

Jubilant graduates crossed the stage at the Alamodome to receive their diplomas Saturday, May 18. Proud parents, family members and friends witnessed the celebratory sights and sounds of the 1,098 graduates of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio who crossed the stage during the combined spring and summer commencement ceremony on […]




Class of 2024 ready to make lives better

May 13, 2024

As the university’s Class of 2024 prepares to cross the commencement stage, several graduating students recently took time to reflect on their education experiences and opportunities. Get inspired by these five profiles.

Dayelsy “Day” Navarrete Alvarez, School of Nursing graduate, Class of 2024


PhD graduate follows her dream, one step at a time

May 13, 2024

Afaf Saliba Jaafar, a soon-to-be PhD graduate of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, attributes her early interest in science to a house filled with books.

Afaf Saliba Jaafar in the lab of Kumar Sharma, MD, FAHA, FASN, chief of the Division of Nephrology and director of the Center for Precision Medicine